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Zak Penn

Best known as a Screenwriter based on credits in that role in 5 films, with $1,767,156,703 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #74)
Best-known technical roles: The Avengers (Story Creator), Ready Player One (Screenwriter), X-Men: The Last Stand (Screenwriter), X2 (Screenwriter), The Incredible Hulk (Screenwriter)
Best-known acting roles: Josh Weintraub (Chuck&Buck), Emergency Room Doctor #3 (Osmosis Jones), Bathroom Patron (PCU), Carmel County Writer (Star Maps)
Most productive collaborators: Robert Downey, Jr., Joss Whedon, Chris Evans, Stan Lee, Mark Ruffalo

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  4. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an Actor(Unclassified)4$19,578,724$102,001$19,680,725
In Technical RolesScreenwriter5$745,547,246$1,021,609,457$1,767,156,703
Director3$152,709$19,243$171,952
Story Creator1$623,279,547$896,200,000$1,519,479,547

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


2018 Preview: March

March 1st, 2018

Ready Player One

February was an amazing month, thanks mainly to Black Panther, but Fifty Shades Freed and Peter Rabbit were also significant hits and overall the month was a massive improvement over last February. Looking forward, there’s nothing opening in March that will earn as much in total as Black Panther did during its opening weekend. That said, A Wrinkle in Time and Ready Player One should have no trouble getting to $100 million, while Tomb Raider has a 50/50 chance of getting there. Unfortunately, compared to last March, this is still a pittance. There’s a chance that no film opening this March will earn as much in total as Beauty and the Beast opened with last march. We will need Black Panther to have good legs to keep 2018 ahead of 2017 by the end of the month. More...

All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
8/10/2001 Osmosis Jones Emergency Room Doctor #3  $13,596,911 $0 $13,596,911
7/14/2000 Chuck&Buck Josh Weintraub  $1,055,671 $102,001 $1,157,672
7/23/1997 Star Maps Carmel County Writer  $592,573 $0 $592,573
4/29/1994 PCU Bathroom Patron  $4,333,569 $0 $4,333,569
Movies: 4Totals:$19,578,724$102,001$19,680,725
  Averages:$4,894,681$25,500$4,920,181


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All Technical Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
3/20/2018 Ready Player One Screenwriter $137,018,455 $441,603,274 $578,621,729
10/20/2015 Atari: Game Over Director $0 $0 $0
4/25/2012 The Avengers Story Creator $623,279,547 $896,200,000 $1,519,479,547
6/13/2008 The Incredible Hulk Screenwriter $134,806,913 $130,766,946 $265,573,859
3/21/2008 The Grand Director $115,879 $0 $115,879
5/26/2006 X-Men: The Last Stand Screenwriter $234,362,462 $224,898,484 $459,260,946
1/14/2005 Elektra Screenwriter $24,409,722 $32,414,911 $56,824,633
9/17/2004 Incident at Loch Ness Director $36,830 $19,243 $56,073
5/2/2003 X2 Screenwriter $214,949,694 $191,925,842 $406,875,536
Movies: 9Totals:$1,368,979,502$1,917,828,700$3,286,808,202
  Averages:$152,108,834$213,092,078$365,200,911

Director Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
10/20/2015 Atari: Game Over $0 0 $0 $0 0.0%
3/21/2008 The Grand $16,454 13 $115,879 $115,879 100.0%
9/17/2004 Incident at Loch Ness $13,313 2 $36,830 $56,073 65.7%
Movies: 3Totals:  $152,709$171,952 
 Averages:$9,9225$50,903$57,31782.8%


Writer Credits


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
3/20/2018 Ready Player One $41,769,050 4,234 $137,018,455 $578,621,729 23.7%
4/25/2012 The Avengers $207,438,708 4,349 $623,279,547 $1,519,479,547 41.0%
6/13/2008 The Incredible Hulk $55,414,050 3,508 $134,806,913 $265,573,859 50.8%
5/26/2006 X-Men: The Last Stand $102,750,665 3,714 $234,362,462 $459,260,946 51.0%
1/14/2005 Elektra $12,804,793 3,203 $24,409,722 $56,824,633 43.0%
5/2/2003 X2 $85,558,731 3,749 $214,949,694 $406,875,536 52.8%
Movies: 6Totals:  $1,368,826,793$3,286,636,250 
 Averages:$84,289,3333,793$228,137,799$547,772,70843.7%


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